InMotion Hosting Review 2018 – Does InMotion Do The Job Better Than Bluehost?

Inmotion hosting has been known to internet users for more than 15 years. This is considerably a long period in hosting industry. In motion hosting India is one of the…

Updated on April 8, 2018

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Inmotion hosting has been known to internet users for more than 15 years. This is considerably a long period in hosting industry. In motion hosting India is one of the top 10 web hosting companies in 2018. I have started to hear very positive reviews about Inmotion hosting since I started my first blog. But I could host a website in Inmotion web hosting just six months before only. It was our technology website that we used as a test site for checking the legitimacy of each hosting providers and plans.

Read our complete Inmotion Review 2018 to find the pros and cons of inMotion hosting.

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Contents Of This Review

InMotion Hosting Review

Introduction – Inmotion Hosting Review

  • As I told you earlier, Inmotion is in the field of hosting since 2001 and they are completing their 16th year in 2017. InMotion is one of the world’s largest Independent hosting companies.
  • Inmotion Hosting has two different data control centers in the USA, which are located in Washington and Los Angeles.
  • Inmotion Hosting providing many types of web hosting services that includes VPS Hosting, Shared Hosting, Dedicated server hostings, and Business class hosting.
  • Inmotion Hosting has an A+ rating and they are an accredited member of Better Business Bureau.

A – InMotion Hosting Plans and Pricing

InMotion hosting has four types of hostings and they are;

  • Business Hosting
  • VPS Hosting
  • Dedicated Server
  • Reseller Hosting
  • WordPress Hosting
InMotion Hosting Plans & Pricing

Now let’s take a deep look at Inmotion Business Hosting Plans only.

InMotion Hosting Shared Hosting plans and Pricing

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    InMotion shared hosting plans have three categories named as Launch, Power, and Pro
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    Launch Plan comes at $3.49/month. Launch plan allows you to host two completely separate domains. It is the very basic plan and doesn’t allow you to 1-click install e-commerce software like Magento and Joomla.
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    The Middle-class Power Plan comes at $4.49/month and will be the best pick for bloggers and small business website holders. Power plan allows you to host 6 different websites on it including more than 400 applications.
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    The premium plan Named as Pro Plan and it costs $7.49/month. The Pro plan will be useful for Developers and growing business website owners. The hosting plan is packed with more benefits than any other hosting companies shared hosting. You can host an Unlimited number of website with this Pro Plan.
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    We prefer medium plans for bloggers and small business owners who are sticking on very few websites. You will get enough features, actually more than enough features with Inmotion Power and Launch plans.
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    The best part is, you will get free SSD Drive storage, free site transfer, free data back up and Google app integration with every Business plan Inmotion have provided.
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    Check the below table for more details about each shared hosting plans.

B – Inmotion Hosting Features Reviewed

InMotion Hosting Features

Speed Matters – Inmotion Hosting Load Time Test

By becoming one of the fastest web hosting in 2017, Inmotion is giving its customers a high value for money. We have made the load test several times and it is unbelievable, we got comparatively higher load time while comparing to Bluehost and HostGator. We have got values, which we have given below.

InMotion Hosting Load TIme

Generally, SSD Driven drives are very fast and it should give a very quick response. But we don’t know the reason yet, for Indian websites which is hosted in InMotion, load time is very much higher compared to other hosting’s that we are used.

We have some friends in US, who also have many websites hosted by Inmotion Hosting, but they are getting a huge speed than Indian websites. It may be due to the location of the servers they are getting high speed.

UpTime Test – InMotion Uptime Review 2018

We have tested InMotion hosting for the past six months to check its Uptime. Our website experienced downtime seven times. This is quite common with all other shared hosting’s but InMotion has a better performance while compared to others.

InMotion guaranteed a 99.99% Uptime but what we get was 99.96%. So if you are not running a business website, you can definitely choose Inmotion hosting in terms of Uptime.

  • OCT 2017 : 99.98%
  • NOV 2017 : 99.99%
  • DEC 2017 : 99.96%
  • JAN 2018 : 99.93%
  • FEB 2018 : 99.98%

C – Inmotion Customer Support – peoples care for You

InMotion Hosting Customer Support

InMotion hosting is providing three types of customer supports to its customers. 24 x 7 Phone call, e-mail and Chat Support. They are giving free support but it is not providing premium support to lower level plans. We have many experiences with InMotion hosting customer care center and we are usually getting their response within half an hour for small queries.

But the better part is, you will get the answers to most of your queries from their support Community better than customer support.

D – The Inmotion Hosting Security

InMotion Hosting Security

InMotion hosting providing a world-class security and it stands in the top 10 list of highly secure hostings. Even though it doesn’t have a layered security system like Bluehost had, InMotion hosting has a real-time Spam check tool to filter spam emails. Its SSD drives and Secure Socket Layer certificate improves the performance as well as security.

InMotion Hosting – Advantages & Disadvantages

Advantages of Inmotion Hosting

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    Inmotion is one of the first hosting company that providing solid-state drives with every web plan
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    They constantly update and bring new equipment and new hardware for improving the hosting performance.
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    Every plan includes unlimited emails and Storage place.
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    Flexible coding options are available.
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    Free backup, Un-metered monthly data transfers are available.

But In Motion has Some Disadvantages too…

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    Lower plans for shared hosting don’t have Monthly plans. You can only buy 12 months or 24 months (or above) plans.
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    You cannot host on Windows servers.
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    Price of shared hosting plans is comparatively higher.

InMotion Hosting Review 2018 – Our Final Verdict

InMotion hosting has a solid performance for its higher value plans, but for shared hosting, InMotion will not be a better option while comparing to Bluehost and Hostgator. They are trying to improve their performance in recent years by upgrading the equipment’s and services, but in 2017 InMotion hosting is high priced than its competitors.

If you are not worried about paying a high price for lower plans, with minimum features, you can opt for InMotion hosting. If you want cheap and best hosting for your website, fastcomet or hostgator will do the best job for you. You can get many offers by using some promo codes too.

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